The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 368 372 424
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +52
Permanent jobs citing BGP 807 920 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.83% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 4.80% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 684 719 647
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,400 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16648 19152 20975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.01% 17.27% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13840 15616 16765
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BGP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP within the UK.

BGP Salary Trend in the UK

BGP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BGP over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 within the UK.

BGP Salary Histogram in the UK

BGP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 760 £50,000 - 59
London -17 297 £55,000 +4.76% 25
South East -15 216 £47,500 -5.00% 16
City of London +42 77 £52,500 -7.07% 10
Berkshire -51 69 £52,500 -8.69% 3
East of England +42 67 £47,000 +4.44% 5
West Midlands -34 63 £50,000 - 7
Hampshire +1 49 £40,000 -20.00% 6
North West +57 48 £35,000 -24.32% 2
Yorkshire +34 41 £43,000 -14.00% 2
Reading -9 41 £56,250 +4.65% 2
Surrey +23 38 £46,750 -6.50% 4
Hertfordshire +26 28 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Manchester +28 26 £32,000 -36.00% 1
Basingstoke +1 26 £37,500 -16.66% 1
West Yorkshire +27 25 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Scotland +22 25 £42,500 -15.00% 2
South West +14 25 £38,000 -15.55% 2
Birmingham -59 23 £67,500 +31.06% 2
Bedfordshire +16 20 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire +27 19 £50,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +27 19 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Leeds +21 19 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Oxfordshire -7 18 £29,000 -42.00% 2
West Sussex +5 16 £50,000 -9.09%
Solihull - 15 £34,000 - 1
High Wycombe +13 14 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Rochdale - 14 £35,000 - 1
Southampton +6 13 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Edinburgh +16 12 £46,000 +2.22%

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BGP.

1 1412 (84.70%) Cisco
2 1327 (79.60%) OSPF
3 1148 (68.87%) Cisco Certification
4 1042 (62.51%) MPLS
5 995 (59.69%) Firewall
6 960 (57.59%) CCNP
7 773 (46.37%) WAN
8 736 (44.15%) Juniper
9 708 (42.47%) VPN
10 637 (38.21%) LAN
11 622 (37.31%) EIGRP
12 482 (28.91%) CCNA
13 476 (28.55%) TCP/IP
14 475 (28.49%) Cisco ASA
15 443 (26.57%) Data Centre
16 432 (25.91%) F5
17 420 (25.19%) CheckPoint
18 400 (24.00%) Wireless
19 398 (23.88%) Cisco Nexus
20 340 (20.40%) Network Security
21 316 (18.96%) VoIP
22 315 (18.90%) DNS
23 309 (18.54%) Telecoms
24 289 (17.34%) IPsec
25 288 (17.28%) Linux
26 284 (17.04%) VLAN
27 263 (15.78%) HSRP
28 250 (15.00%) Finance
29 249 (14.94%) ITIL
30 247 (14.82%) Network Design

BGP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (2.10%) Skype for Business
2 31 (1.86%) OpenStack
3 28 (1.68%) Apache
4 24 (1.44%) MS Exchange
5 21 (1.26%) IIS
6 15 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.54%) nginx
10 5 (0.30%) Zimbra
11 2 (0.12%) Confluence
11 2 (0.12%) SAS
11 2 (0.12%) uWSGI
12 1 (0.060%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.060%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.060%) Tomcat
Applications
1 83 (4.98%) MS Visio
2 69 (4.14%) MS Excel
3 44 (2.64%) MS Office
4 5 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (1.92%) IaaS
3 19 (1.14%) SaaS
4 13 (0.78%) Office 365
5 10 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.36%) PaaS
7 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.060%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.060%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.060%) GitHub
9 1 (0.060%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1327 (79.60%) OSPF
2 1042 (62.51%) MPLS
3 995 (59.69%) Firewall
4 773 (46.37%) WAN
5 708 (42.47%) VPN
6 637 (38.21%) LAN
7 622 (37.31%) EIGRP
8 476 (28.55%) TCP/IP
9 475 (28.49%) Cisco ASA
10 400 (24.00%) Wireless
11 398 (23.88%) Cisco Nexus
12 340 (20.40%) Network Security
13 316 (18.96%) VoIP
14 315 (18.90%) DNS
15 289 (17.34%) IPsec
16 284 (17.04%) VLAN
17 263 (15.78%) HSRP
18 227 (13.62%) SSL
19 200 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
20 193 (11.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (1.86%) MySQL
2 24 (1.44%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.54%) Big Data
4 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.30%) Informix
7 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.12%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.12%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.060%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.060%) DB2
9 1 (0.060%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.060%) Redis
9 1 (0.060%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 20 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (0.66%) JIRA
4 10 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.54%) git-flow
6 8 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.18%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.12%) Subversion
General
1 309 (18.54%) Telecoms
2 250 (15.00%) Finance
3 99 (5.94%) Banking
4 23 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 22 (1.32%) German Language
6 21 (1.26%) Investment Banking
6 21 (1.26%) Marketing
7 18 (1.08%) Games
8 16 (0.96%) Italian Language
9 15 (0.90%) French Language
10 13 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.66%) Billing
11 11 (0.66%) Electronics
11 11 (0.66%) Retail
12 9 (0.54%) Publishing
13 7 (0.42%) Legal
14 6 (0.36%) Advertising
14 6 (0.36%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.24%) Back Office
15 4 (0.24%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 950 (56.99%) Network Engineer
2 294 (17.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 267 (16.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 251 (15.06%) Senior Network Engineer
5 162 (9.72%) Support Engineer
6 156 (9.36%) Network Support
7 146 (8.76%) Consultant
8 129 (7.74%) Network Support Engineer
9 120 (7.20%) Security Engineer
10 114 (6.84%) Network Consultant
11 109 (6.54%) Juniper Engineer
12 108 (6.48%) Network Security Engineer
13 79 (4.74%) NOC Engineer
14 71 (4.26%) Architect
15 65 (3.90%) Network Specialist
16 63 (3.78%) Analyst
17 59 (3.54%) Switch Engineer
18 55 (3.30%) Cisco Support
18 55 (3.30%) Senior Cisco Engineer
19 53 (3.18%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (5.82%) 802.1X
2 20 (1.20%) LAMP
2 20 (1.20%) XMPP
3 16 (0.96%) Web Services
4 12 (0.72%) CSS
5 9 (0.54%) XML
6 8 (0.48%) Node.js
7 6 (0.36%) LEMP Stack
8 5 (0.30%) HTML
8 5 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (0.30%) RFC 2547
9 4 (0.24%) Django
9 4 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.24%) Middleware
10 3 (0.18%) JSON
10 3 (0.18%) REST
10 3 (0.18%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.18%) Ultra Messaging
11 2 (0.12%) ISPF
11 2 (0.12%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 443 (26.57%) Data Centre
2 101 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (4.38%) Virtual Team
4 53 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 51 (3.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 49 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 33 (1.98%) IPTV
8 32 (1.92%) PKI
9 30 (1.80%) Private Cloud
10 27 (1.62%) Clustering
11 22 (1.32%) Driving Licence
11 22 (1.32%) Over-the-Top Content
12 16 (0.96%) Mathematics
13 13 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (0.66%) Fintech
15 9 (0.54%) Wiki
16 8 (0.48%) Online Games
16 8 (0.48%) Physics
17 7 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
17 7 (0.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 288 (17.28%) Linux
2 220 (13.20%) Windows
3 118 (7.08%) Windows Server
4 87 (5.22%) Unix
5 40 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.20%) Debian
9 17 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.90%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.78%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.48%) Android
13 6 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.30%) CatOS
14 5 (0.30%) CentOS
14 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.24%) Solaris
16 3 (0.18%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.18%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.12%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (14.94%) ITIL
2 247 (14.82%) Network Design
3 242 (14.52%) Load Balancing
4 159 (9.54%) High Availability
5 158 (9.48%) Network Monitoring
6 140 (8.40%) Presales
7 138 (8.28%) Network Management
8 123 (7.38%) Change Management
9 97 (5.82%) Project Management
10 82 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 79 (4.74%) Change Control
12 71 (4.26%) Mentoring
13 69 (4.14%) Capacity Planning
13 69 (4.14%) Migration
14 68 (4.08%) Service Delivery
15 55 (3.30%) Network Architecture
16 47 (2.82%) WAN Optimisation
17 46 (2.76%) Kalman Filter
18 45 (2.70%) Coaching
18 45 (2.70%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 98 (5.88%) Python
2 82 (4.92%) Perl
3 55 (3.30%) Bash Shell
4 38 (2.28%) PHP
5 27 (1.62%) SQL
6 22 (1.32%) Shell Script
7 21 (1.26%) C
8 20 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 19 (1.14%) Tcl
10 12 (0.72%) Ruby
11 8 (0.48%) Java
12 6 (0.36%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.12%) R
13 2 (0.12%) VB
14 1 (0.060%) C#
14 1 (0.060%) C++
14 1 (0.060%) Korn
14 1 (0.060%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1148 (68.87%) Cisco Certification
2 960 (57.59%) CCNP
3 482 (28.91%) CCNA
4 233 (13.98%) CCIE
5 116 (6.96%) Degree
6 107 (6.42%) JNCIA
7 96 (5.76%) Security Cleared
8 85 (5.10%) JNCIS
9 83 (4.98%) SC Cleared
10 77 (4.62%) CCDP
11 76 (4.56%) CCSP
12 57 (3.42%) CCSE
13 48 (2.88%) JNCIP
14 45 (2.70%) CCIP
15 43 (2.58%) CCSA
16 41 (2.46%) CCVP
17 39 (2.34%) CCDA
18 27 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
19 25 (1.50%) DV Cleared
20 24 (1.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (8.82%) SLA
2 60 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.60%) HIPAA
5 8 (0.48%) QA
6 7 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.12%) SAS 70
System Software
1 128 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (5.16%) Active Directory
3 35 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.68%) vSphere
5 25 (1.50%) XenApp
6 18 (1.08%) KVM
7 17 (1.02%) NFS
8 15 (0.90%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.78%) vCloud
9 13 (0.78%) VMware ESX
9 13 (0.78%) Xen
10 12 (0.72%) Docker
11 10 (0.60%) Firmware
12 6 (0.36%) ProxySG
12 6 (0.36%) Snort
12 6 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.30%) Postfix
13 5 (0.30%) Squid
13 5 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 67 (4.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 47 (2.82%) Nagios
3 43 (2.58%) Cacti
3 43 (2.58%) SolarWinds Orion
4 42 (2.52%) FortiGate
5 38 (2.28%) Cisco Prime
6 27 (1.62%) Puppet
7 22 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
8 20 (1.20%) Netcool
9 19 (1.14%) SCCM
10 18 (1.08%) OpenNMS
10 18 (1.08%) OpenView
11 17 (1.02%) HP NNM
12 15 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (0.84%) Cisco UCCE
14 12 (0.72%) logstash
15 11 (0.66%) Ansible
16 10 (0.60%) ZABBIX
17 9 (0.54%) CFEngine
17 9 (0.54%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 1412 (84.70%) Cisco
2 736 (44.15%) Juniper
3 432 (25.91%) F5
4 420 (25.19%) CheckPoint
5 232 (13.92%) VMware
6 170 (10.20%) Palo Alto
7 165 (9.90%) Microsoft
8 160 (9.60%) SolarWinds
9 108 (6.48%) HP
10 95 (5.70%) Brocade
11 81 (4.86%) Citrix
12 79 (4.74%) Fortinet
12 79 (4.74%) Riverbed
13 48 (2.88%) Avaya
14 47 (2.82%) Aruba
15 43 (2.58%) Blue Coat
16 30 (1.80%) Red Hat
17 26 (1.56%) Ericsson
17 26 (1.56%) Meraki
17 26 (1.56%) Splunk
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Peopleworks
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum £40,000 to £42,000 Negotiable + G'Te
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + + London Waiting allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + London Allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and gd benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus 10% bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 20% London Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £52000.00 - £57000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £130,000 per annum Salary is approx. 70-130k base + bo
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 basic + 10% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago